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Mel Brooks Is Honored, and Has Fn with, Addition To Walk of Fame

Mel Brooks Is Honored, and Has Fn with, Addition To Walk of Fame


After all these years, Mel Brooks is still good for a laugh.

The 88-year-old added a little something to his handprint during his Hand and Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday. The funnyman wore a prosthetic finger on his left hand during the cement portion of the ceremony.


Tweeting a photo of his 11-finger handprint, Brooks wrote: “I desperately need to wash my hands.”

Brooks later showed up on Conan and explained his gag. “I wanted to do something just a little different, I didn’t know what. So I got another finger.”

Still donning the fake finger, the Young Frankenstein star held it up to the audience and exclaimed, “Look at that! That is so realistic.”

 

 

by Jackie Willis

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